Homeopathy For Tonsillitis

Tonsils are a pair of lymphoid tissues located at the back of the throat. They are a part of the lymphatic system and are made up in the form of a pocket-like structure called tonsils crypts.

Essentially, they serve as a part of the body’s natural defense against bacteria, viruses or other organisms causing respiratory and/or stomach infections.

When the tonsils themselves become affected with these infections, they may sometimes get inflamed or swollen up.

If the throat and the area surrounding the tonsils is also affected, we call it pharyngitis. This condition is also known as sore throat and may cause irritation swallowing.


Various other symptoms of tonsillitis may include

  • Sore throat
  • Sore and painful throat
  • Stomach aches
  • Stiff neck
  • Red swollen tonsils
  • White or yellow spots
  • Earaches
  • Chills fever
  • Lethargy
  • Abdominal pain in small children
  • A dry cough
  • In strep throat, there can be a foul odor from the mouth


Tonsillitis is common in children but adults who have lower immunity may also show its symptoms.

We strongly recommend natural modes therapies such as homeopathy for tonsillitis. Unlike over the counter drugs which mask the outer symptoms and leave the cause of recurrent pattern behind, homeopathy works to provide complete relief from tonsillitis.

Homeopathy’s  inherent principle “like cures like” enables it to stimulate natural healing forces of your body such that self-healing can take place causing no side effects.

A homeopath considers various factors specific to you before prescribing the remedies. Also, the prescription will be focused on raising your immunity for self-combating infections.

When taken with proper consultation these medicines can also prevent the need for surgery.

What causes tonsillitis?

Lower immunity makes the body vulnerable to viruses and/or bacteria causing tonsillitis.

Viral tonsillitis: This kind of tonsillitis is caused due to viruses like Adenovirus, Enterovirus, Influenza,  Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus, and HIV

Bacterial tonsillitis: Caused by  Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes (GABHS).

Homeopathy works to raise your immunity and help prevent these bacteria and viruses all naturally. Consult a homeopath practitioner today.

Homeopathy for tonsillitis

Depending upon whether your tonsillitis is acute or chronic, a homeopath may plan his/her his treatment differently

Acute tonsillitis: Can be caused by both bacteria or virus. Some of the symptoms may include ear pain, sore throat, drooling, bad breath.

Chronic tonsillitis: In chronic tonsillitis one faces persistent infection that requires constitutional treatment. Due to its recurring nature, tonsils crypts containing bacteria are formed at the back of the throat. This causes tonsils to get enlarged in size, create pain in the throat on overexposure to cold and so on.

In this case, the duration of consultation may somewhat extend as the patient is then treated based on his totality of his symptoms. Time to time modifications in the prescription is what helps  a homeopath to hit closer to the source cause.

Homeopathy is effective for both acute and chronic cases of tonsillitis. In many cases, it can also prevent the need of  tonsillectomy which is the surgical removal of tonsils.

Conventional treatments use painkillers, antibiotics, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical drugs. In chronic cases, you may even be suggested to have your tonsils surgically removed.


Some of drawbacks of tonsillectomy include

  • Severe reactions due to anesthesia used during the process
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Post surgery infections


If you see your child reporting the above symptoms, without delay,  consult a homeopath.

At a young age when your child’s immune system is still developing you should prefer natural treatments as and when possible.

Also Read: Homeopathic Treatment for Enlarged Adenoids

If you are planning to take homeopathic remedy, you will achieve an overall well-being. All it requires from you is patience and support since homeopath works with your individuality.

Homeopathic medicines for tonsils are prescribed by studying the full history of the patient. Your  miasmatic tendency is also given due attention before reaching the final symptomatic picture.

This is why we recommend consulting a well- experienced homeopath as how effectively a homeopathic practitioner matches the symptoms with the remedies affects the recovery time and the effectiveness of remedies.

Homeopathy provides relief for tonsillitis by working through a two way approach.

First it treats your reported acute symptoms. In the next step, it addresses why you are having recurrent episodes of tonsil infection.

Once that cause is known, remedies are prescribed which strengthens your immune system for preventing the occurrence of such infections in future.

Note: Do not self-medicate any of the remedies mentioned above.The homeopathic medicines listed above are generalized. For remedies most suitable to you consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner.

If you still have any doubt or concerns, please feel free to drop me a message at info@RChomeopathy.com.au and I will get back to you soon.